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SINCE THE RISE OF TRUMP, he has co-opted a term that has been in use for sev­eral years—fake news. The term was orig­i­nally used to de­scribe the stag­gering amount and array of dis­in­for­ma­tion, mis­in­for­ma­tion, pro­pa­ganda, and lies that were cir­cu­lated by rightwing sources and echoed end­lessly by rightwing blogs. The “news” was so bla­tantly un­be­liev­able that it re­quired a religious-like faith to not gag or laugh up­roar­i­ously! READ MORE